The battles over Georgia's school boards

Monday, March 4, 2013

Callaway Chair Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson was quoted in the Daily Report regarding the constitutional challenges U.S. District Judge Richard Story will face in regards to his ruling of whether a Georgia governor can use executive authority to remove school board members. The article was written by R. Robin McDonald and appeared on 3/1/13.


BP Oil Spill Research and Trial Update

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Smith Professor Peter A. Appel was quoted on Grady Newsource regarding civil penalties in the BP oil spill case. The article was broadcast by Julie Calhoun and appeared on 2/26/13.


Fifty years after Gideon, lawyers still struggle to provide counsel to the indigent

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Associate Professor Erica Hashimoto's pro se defendant research was referenced in an article in the ABA Journal in relation to the 50th anniversary of Gideon v. Wainwright. The article was written by Mark Walsh and appeared on 3/1/13.


Ernest Boland: Pillar of the Athens community and alleged child rapist

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Director of the Prosecutorial Clinic Program Alan A. Cook was quoted in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding policy reasons behind the Georgia law that exempts records from public disclosure if they pertain to child abuse. The article was written by Nick Coltrain and appeared on 2/23/13.


Move to oust DeKalb board poses legal question

Monday, February 25, 2013

Callaway Chair Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson was quoted in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding the legality of Gov. Nathan Deal suspending local school board members. The article was written by Daarel Burnette II and Ty Tagami and appeared on 2/23/13.

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